Earth and Sky
Sep 23, 2023 - Jan 7, 2024
The exhibition highlights artworks primarily from SMoCA’s Collection that touch on how humans inhabit, construct, or perceive various environments.
Earth and Sky highlights artworks primarily from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Collection that touch on how humans inhabit, construct, or perceive various natural, artificial, or ethereal environments. Through painting, photography, print, sculpture, and video, this selection offers artistic impressions of natural phenomena, scientific anomalies, environmental influences on human behavior, and notions of belonging. The exhibition features national artists Miya Ando, Charles Gaines, Nellie King Solomon, Mark Klett, Michael Namingha, Aaron Rothman, and James Turrell, as well as international artists Felipe Cohen (Brazil), Gohar Dashti (Iran), Pedro Meyer (Spain/Mexico), Rotraut (Germany/France), and Masao Yamamoto (Japan).
Organized by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and curated by Lauren R. O’Connell, curator of contemporary art.
Fall Opening Celebration
Friday, Sep 22, 2023, 7–9 p.m.
Join the fun at SMoCA’s Fall Opening to celebrate a new season of exhibitions. There will be music, a cash bar, and a special performance by Nicole L Olson at this can’t-miss party!
Works from SMoCA collection highlight relationship between humans and the environment (Scottsdale Arts news release)